Being a good BFF is just like being a good boyfriend or girlfriend. You love your friend, you want to spend as much time together as possible, and you’re willing to go to the ends of the earth for him or her. So what happens when your relationship status becomes a little more complicated?
In tonight’s episode of “Faking It,” Amy is still figuring out her feelings for her BFF Karma. In honor of Amy’s dilemma, we rounded up our list of eight TV couples that started out as friends.
+ Brittany & Santana on ‘Glee’
As members of the Cheerios and the glee club, Brittany and Santana spent a lot of time together. Throughout Season 1, Brittany suggests the two are a little more than friends, but we don’t know how serious they are until Season 2, when we they both admit that they’re BFFs who are in love with each other! If that doesn’t warrant a musical number, we don’t know what does.
+ Monica & Chandler on ‘Friends’
Monica was obsessed with food and had a tendency to clean everything in sight. Chandler was the only one of the six friends to hold down a boring corporate job. They might seem like an odd pairing, but when the pair hooked up while they were in London for one of Ross’ many weddings, the audience fell in love. They even made it to the series finale as a couple, so this was one friendship that was totally endgame!
+ Veronica & Logan on ‘Veronica Mars’
When we first meet Veronica Mars, she’s got a lot of anger — and rightly so. Much of it, the audience learns, is reserved for antagonistic ‘09er Logan Echolls. It wasn’t hate at first glance, however. Through flashbacks we learn that Veronica and Logan used to be part of the same friend group, back when they were dating Duncan Kane’s genetically gifted, if unlucky, children. Flash-forward three seasons and a movie, and it looks like Veronica and Logan might survive as a couple after all. And really, how can you fight it when your shipper name is LoVe?
+ Pacey & Joey/Joey & Dawson on ‘Dawson’s Creek’
We’re not interested in starting any shipper wars, so we’re including both iconic couples on this list. When we first meet the trio, Joey is spending most nights in Dawson’s bedroom, but it’s totally platonic – they’re just watching movies. Pacey, on the other hand, is, um, otherwise engaged with his teacher. That aside, however, they’re just a group of friends who are trying to figure out life. Were you Team Dawson or Team Pacey? Let us know. If you were Team I’d-Rather-See-Joey-With-Anybody-Else, we’d love to hear that too!
+ Chuck & Blair on ‘Gossip Girl’
When we said we’d include our favorite couples on the list, we didn’t make any promises that the relationships would be … sane, did we? Since they first hooked up in the back of a limo in Season 1, Chuck and Blair became one of the most talked-about TV couples of all time. Their money might have gotten them to the same social class (i.e. – 1%), but it was their mutual love of scheming that bonded these two in the first place. The series might have ended on a low note – really? Humphrey? – but at least Chuck and Blair ended up together in morally questionable bliss.
+ Luke & Lorelai on ‘Gilmore Girls’
She talks a mile a minute and had a baby when she was in high school! He’s a junk food-hating diner owner who supplies her with her caffeine fix! Luke and Lorelai had a rough go of it on “Gilmore Girls,” but we’re choosing to overlook that because their banter was the best. They had a stable friendship in a town that thrived on crazy, and we’re still heartbroken this OTP suffered from so many interruptions. Yes, we’re looking at you, April Nardini.
+ Troy & Britta on ‘Community’
In Season 1, Troy and Britta discover that they’re both taking dance classes on the sly. On the next season, they enroll in an acting class. Thanks to Annie’s pestering, they finally go on a date in Season 3. In might have been slow going for these study group partners, but we’re glad for it. All that build-up led to a relationship that’s one of our all-time favorites!
+ Amy & Karma on ‘Faking It’
Yes, we went there. But hear us out! What’s better than falling in love with your best friend? Their relationship might be “fake” for now, but we’re hoping Karma comes around and realizes how lucky she is to have Amy in her life. Only time will tell, however, so tune in to tonight’s “Faking It” to see where these BFFs end up!
Who are your favorite BFFs that turned into friends with benefits? Let us know in the comments!
Be sure to catch the third episode of “Faking It,” tonight at 10:30/9:30c! on MTV.
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